Applications invited for D. Pharmacy & B. Pharmacy courses at AGC, Punjab

Do you want to make a career in the pharmacy field? For that matter, how about a short-term Diploma in Pharmacy (D. Pharmacy) or a Bachelor’s degree in the said field i.e. B. Pharmacy?
Amritsar Group of Colleges (Pharmacy) - listed among the leading Pharmacy Colleges in Punjab, is inviting applications by the eligible and interested aspirants for both the courses via a fully online process for the session 2020. It is said that a clinical specialist spares the life of a patient with the assistance of drugs. At last, the Pharmacist places life into medications and medication. The function of the drug specialist has advanced exponentially with the improvement of explicit and intense manufactured medications. Pharmacists are employed in Drug Management, Regulatory Control, Hospital Pharmacy, Community Pharmacy, Academic Activities, the Pharmaceutical Industry, Research and Training of other Health Workers.
Detailed information must be known about Amritsar Pharmacy College, before stepping further. So, here's a short tour to the emerging pharmacy college in Punjab, India. A health care professional i.e. a drug specialist, counsels and helps out the patients and is the authorized professional concerning drugs. Therefore, they have to be experts in the discovery, development, manufacture, and supply of medicines and form an important part of the health care team.
With the progression in clinical sciences, there has been an expanding interest for qualified and prepared faculty in the Pharmacy calling. To meet this necessity of the current situation and remembering this vision, Amritsar Group of Colleges (Pharmacy) has been set up by the Honorable Adv. Amit Sharma (Chairman & CEO, AGC). It is a principle Pharmacy institute spreading excellent confirmation and under-graduate Pharmacy education in Punjab. The zeal for excellence and commitment holds today, pushing the institute to even greater heights. "The holistic approach of AGC stimulates innovation among students by inspiring fresh ideas with different perceptiveness, creative thinking, and strong conviction to achieve true success. Here blend of academic experts, caring faculty, dynamic curriculum, research facilities, and industry-academia interaction makes it the best choice to launch your career or enhance your professional skills.” says, Dr. Sachin Saggar (Principal,Pharmacy).


The Pharmacy Courses has been approved by the Pharmacy Council of India (PCI) and AICTE, New Delhi; having the affiliation of PSBTE & IT along with the IK Gujral Punjab Technical University (IKGPTU) Kapurthala.

Courses Offered and eligibility criteria

Bachelors in Pharmacy (B. Pharmacy)
Duration: 4 Years (8 Semesters)


All those candidates who have passed the 10+2 examination from a board recognized or established by central/State Government through legislation with Physics and Chemistry as compulsory subjects along with one of the Mathematics/Biotechnology/ Biology shall eligible to apply in a Top Pharmacy College in Punjab, India. Further, as per AICTE Guidelines, the candidate should have obtained at least 45% marks (40% in case of candidate belonging to the reserved category) in the above subjects taken together.

For B. Pharmacy 2nd Year (3rd Semester) (Lateral Entry)-3 year course

All those candidates who have passed the Diploma in Pharmacy from an institution affiliated to the Punjab State Board of Technical Education & Industrial Training/Punjabi University, Patiala, or any other University or any State Board of Technical Education shall eligible to apply. Further, the Diploma in Pharmacy and the Institute where the candidates have studied must be duly approved by the Pharmacy Council of India/AICTE. Also, the candidates should have obtained at least 45% marks (40% in case of candidate belonging to the SC/ST category in the above-mentioned qualifying examination.
Diploma in Pharmacy (D. Pharmacy)
Duration: 2 Years (Annual System)


All those candidates who have passed the 10+2 examination from a board recognized or established by central/State Government through legislation with Physics and Chemistry as compulsory subjects along with one of the Mathematics/Biotechnology/ Biology shall eligible to apply.


With its state-of-the-art infrastructure, the Amritsar Group of Colleges assures the learners to have the best-ever practical and theoretical knowledge, through the Top Pharmacy College in Punjab.

Computer Lab

The computer laboratory at AGC is one of the finest laboratories in the region. The central computer facility is supplemented with a campus-wide LAN (Local Area Network). The campus possesses the underground inter-building cable segments. The computer network on the campus is connected to the Internet via a high-speed VSAT dish with broadband as well as providing the Wi-Fi facility to the students. The students at AGC has their Internet accounts and have access to the information at their convenience.


A museum at APC cares for a collection of artifacts and other historical, scientific, or artistic, objects and makes them available for public viewing through exhibitions

Herbal Garden

If you love herbs, flowers, and gardening in general, you have come home resources and uses of your garden bounty. We have numerous links, ideas, book-listings, and a lot more, to help you experience the relaxing as well as rewarding gardening. Besides being beautiful, the herbal gardens are beneficial as well. At Amritsar Group of Colleges (Pharmacy), we disseminate the information regarding organic gardening, vegetables, growing herbs, herbal gardens, flowers, home decorating, herbs in the kitchen, and several landscaping prospects.

Animal House

APC possesses a well-maintained Animal House to keep the animals for experiment purposes. Besides these, the Communication Skills Lab, Conference Hall, Machine Room, etc. enhance the beauty of the campus.

Departmental Laboratories

The best Pharmacy College must have well-equipped laboratories to impart the best practices of pharmacy education.
Hence, for the students of B. Pharmacy, or D. Pharmacy , the various departments have been established, as mentioned below:

Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Department of Pharmaceutics
Department of Pharmacology
Department of Pharmacognosy
Besides this, the college has a Chemistry Lab., Microbiology Lab., and Biology Lab.

Library at AGC

The central Library of Amritsar Group of Colleges (Pharmacy) has been on the road of development on daily basis. The library is spread over in 159 square meters of the college campus and includes an adequately high collection of B. Pharmacy and D. Pharmacy books with a collection of over 5000 books. Apart from this, a digital library is also a part of the AGC Library and the digital library has access to at least ten computers and above 400 non-print materials to meet the needs of the students at this pharmacy college.


Following are some of the areas where the pharmacy graduates can work:

Regulatory Affairs
Quality Control and Quality Assurance
Medical Writing Journalism
Pharmaceutical Marketing
Research & Development
Hospital & Community Pharmacist
Scientific Officer
Clinical Trials


D.Pharmacy, just like the graduate course i.e. B. Pharmacy offers a variety of job prospects, such as:

Hospital Pharmacist
Community Pharmacist
Clinical Pharmacist
Govt. Jobs
Chemist Shops
Higher Studies
Production & Manufacturing Chemist
Sales Executive
Laboratory Technician
Pharmacist in Armed Forces

How to take admission to these courses at Top Pharmacy College in India?

Aiming to contribute to the nation and the World through excellence in technical & scientific education & research, and to serve the nation as a useful resource for industry and society; and to be a pride for all Indians, the Amritsar Group of Colleges (Pharmacy) aims to be the Best Pharmacy College not only in India but abroad as well. Henceforth, the college invites all of you to join the 'right place for a bright career' through the AGC NEST 2020 (National Entrance Scholarship Test). To study at Amritsar Group of Colleges, an entrance test was launched in the previous year, i.e. 2018. AGC, in the previous year, conducted ACET-EE (Entrance Exam) in which 2300+ registrations were witnessed. And, now the same test has been launched with the name of AGC NEST 2020. The aspirants seeking admission in B. Pharmacy or D. Pharmacy, offered by the Best Pharmacy College in India i.e. Amritsar Group of Colleges, need to appear for AGC NEST 2020. The registration form is available at
The syllabus of this test will be based on the 12th standard and the questions will be of multiple-choice types from Chemistry, Physics, and Biology or Mathematics. Talking about the result of the AGC NEST 2020, it will be displayed on the screen as and when the candidate submits his/her test. In a nutshell, the AGC National Entrance Scholarship Test enables you to study in a Top Pharmacy College in Punjab (India) providing you several benefits at the same time.